Ilhas Flutuantes (Floating Islands) – WIL Brasil

Synoposis: Ilhas Flutuantes was recently invited by WIL Brasil in partnership with Pernod-Ricard to construct and install 6 Floating Islands in Parque Burle Marx as part of Pernod-Ricard’s international ‘RESPONSIB’ALL Day’ on June 7th with a team of WILers facilitating the process!  Inspired by the concept of biomimicry, Floating Islands are active systems for treatment, purification…

FirstDrop – shifting attitudes towards drinking recycled water (Australia)

Synopsis: This project won a Jacobs $5000 mentorship award at WIL Australia.  Communities lack understanding around the future of Melbourne’s drinking water supply and recycled water. How can communities be aware, informed and acceptant of alternative drinking water supply? FirstDrop is an awareness tool that permits a shift in attitudes towards drinking recycled water once…

Rain It In! – a student competition for flood management

Synoposis: This project that won a $5000 Durham College seed grant award has now launched its website and competition.   www.rainitinsc.com Rain It In! is addressing the problem of flooding being a growing concern, with intense and sporadic rainfall events becoming more common. This has many negative impacts such as wastewater bypasses, sewage back-ups, infrastructure damage, public safety risks, pollution…

GreenLoo(p) – Sustainable Washrooms

Synoposis: The water-food-energy nexus is a large and complex challenge, but what if the interconnectivity of these three important parameters could be contained and demonstrated in one system?  The Green Loo[p] concept addresses pollution from open defecation in an ecologically sustainable system that is energy self-sufficient, reduces water demand with rainwater harvesting and wastewater reuse,…

WIL Brasil 2018

Clique Aqui Para Relatório WILBrasil 2018 2018 Programa Continuo Água, Inovação e Mulheres Água, Inovação e Empreendedorismo Água, Inovação e Tecnologia Água, Inovação e a Cidade www.waterlution.org/brasil-2018 O WILBrasil realizou em 2018, juntos com nossos parceiros, um programa cheio de oportunidades para jovens de 18-35 anos adquirirem novas habilidades e conhecimento, criarem novas conexões, avançarem…